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Boeing 737-800 (N559AS)

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4 departure just before sunset.

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anthony fiorelli
What a beautiful painting for Alaska Airlines. Does anybody remember Braniff Airlines paint jobs?
Adam Miller
Absolutely gorgeous paint job on this Alaska 737. Great photo showing excellent detail. Cudos to rwb2112 for this submission.

Not too many people outside of aviation circles realize that this particular paint scheme was inspired in part by an actual event of a salmon striking an Alaska aircraft following its' departure from Juneau, Alaska. Read the NY Times article here: http://www.nytimes.com/1987/04/01/us/fish-strikes-jet-in-air-eagle-is-held-at-fault.html
rwb2112Photo Uploader
Thanks for the compliment Adam!! I'd been hoping to get shots of this since Alaska started coming here in 2012, it's a late arrival from SEA and departure back so the winter time change rules out any chances of a photo. I've gotten all the other -800s except the Boeing-theme one and had about given up on the salmon, but finally, there it is, a clear day to catch it landing and get to to back side of the airport for a departure just before sunset. And thanks to Airport Police, Security & Ops. for allowing photographers and aficionados to be back in that area to enjoy aviation!
Bob Hackney
Alaska Airlines refers to this aircraft as the "Salmon-Three-Salmon" plane
96flstc
"Flying Colors"
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
21-Aug-2018 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Los Angeles Intl () 05:50PM CDT 07:34PM PDT Scheduled
21-Aug-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 10:45AM PDT 04:20PM CDT Scheduled
21-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 06:56AM PDT 08:49AM PDT Scheduled
20-Aug-2018 B738San Diego Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:35PM PDT 10:40PM PDT Scheduled
20-Aug-2018 B738Los Cabos Int'l ()San Diego Intl () 05:54PM MDT 06:35PM PDT Scheduled
20-Aug-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Los Cabos Int'l () 01:20PM PDT 04:34PM MDT Scheduled
20-Aug-2018 B738Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 08:21AM EDT 10:25AM PDT En Route
19-Aug-2018 B738San Diego Intl ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 10:58PM PDT 06:33AM EDT (+1) 4:34
19-Aug-2018 B738Boston Logan Intl ()San Diego Intl () 06:28PM EDT 08:49PM PDT 5:21
19-Aug-2018 B738San Diego Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 08:43AM PDT 04:59PM EDT (?) 5:16
18-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()San Diego Intl () 08:33PM PDT 10:34PM PDT 2:01
18-Aug-2018 B738John Wayne ()Portland Intl () 03:41PM PDT 05:45PM PDT 2:04
18-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()John Wayne () 12:24PM PDT 02:29PM PDT 2:05
18-Aug-2018 B738Boston Logan Intl ()Portland Intl () 08:41AM EDT 11:04AM PDT 5:22
17-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:11PM PDT 07:04AM EDT (+1) 4:53
17-Aug-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:38PM PDT 09:39PM PDT 2:01
17-Aug-2018 B738Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Int'l ()Los Angeles Intl () 05:08PM CDT 05:40PM PDT 2:32
17-Aug-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Int'l () 11:08AM PDT 03:47PM CDT 2:39
17-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 07:04AM PDT 09:12AM PDT 2:08
16-Aug-2018 B738Juneau Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:07PM AKDT 11:01PM PDT 1:53
16-Aug-2018 B738Yakutat ()Juneau Intl () 06:34PM AKDT 07:06PM AKDT 0:32
16-Aug-2018 B738Merle K (Mudhole) Smith ()Yakutat () 04:56PM AKDT 05:33PM AKDT 0:37
16-Aug-2018 B738Anchorage Intl ()Merle K (Mudhole) Smith () 03:28PM AKDT 04:00PM AKDT 0:32
16-Aug-2018 B738Merle K (Mudhole) Smith ()Anchorage Intl () 01:16PM AKDT 01:45PM AKDT 0:29
16-Aug-2018 B738Yakutat ()Merle K (Mudhole) Smith () 11:29AM AKDT 12:04PM AKDT 0:35
16-Aug-2018 B738Juneau Intl ()Yakutat () 09:49AM AKDT 10:24AM AKDT 0:35
16-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Juneau Intl () 07:32AM PDT 08:44AM AKDT 2:12
14-Aug-2018 B738Kahului ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 01:14PM HST 09:25PM PDT 5:11
14-Aug-2018 B738Sacramento Intl ()Kahului () 09:31AM PDT 11:51AM HST 5:19
14-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Sacramento Intl () 06:29AM PDT 08:00AM PDT 1:30
13-Aug-2018 B738Sacramento Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:47PM PDT 11:12PM PDT 1:24
13-Aug-2018 B738Kahului ()Sacramento Intl () 11:35AM HST 07:05PM PDT 4:30
13-Aug-2018 B738San Jose Int'l ()Kahului () 08:10AM PDT 10:09AM HST 4:59
12-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()San Jose Int'l () 09:10PM PDT 10:36PM PDT 1:26
12-Aug-2018 B738Newark Liberty Intl ()Portland Intl () 05:20PM EDT 07:55PM PDT 5:35
12-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 06:42AM PDT 02:32PM EDT 4:50
11-Aug-2018 B738John Wayne ()Portland Intl () 08:24PM PDT 10:16PM PDT 1:52
11-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()John Wayne () 05:03PM PDT 07:25PM PDT 2:22
11-Aug-2018 B738Roberts Field ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 02:35PM PDT 03:19PM PDT 0:44
11-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Roberts Field () 12:53PM PDT 01:34PM PDT 0:41
11-Aug-2018 B738Reagan National ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 08:09AM EDT 10:15AM PDT 5:06
10-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Reagan National () 02:07PM PDT 09:55PM EDT 4:47
10-Aug-2018 B738John Wayne ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:01AM PDT 12:20PM PDT 2:19
10-Aug-2018 B738Portland Intl ()John Wayne () 06:40AM PDT 08:50AM PDT 2:10
09-Aug-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Portland Intl () 07:48PM PDT 09:36PM PDT 1:48
09-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 01:36PM PDT 03:49PM PDT 2:13
09-Aug-2018 B738Spokane Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:33AM PDT 11:15AM PDT 0:41
09-Aug-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Spokane Intl () 08:28AM PDT 09:05AM PDT 0:37
08-Aug-2018 B738Daniel K Inouye Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 10:04PM HST 06:17AM PDT (+1) 5:13
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